Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
County : Montgomery County
Phone : 240-912-3606
Fax : 301-208-7259
Referral Contact : Brian Tureck
Disabilities Served : 14 - Autism
Length of School/Program Year : 12 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 56
Ages Served : 6-21
Grade Range : non-graded
Private Pay Students Accepted : No
Setting : Both
Before and/or After School Program : No
Nurse on-site (full or part time) : Yes
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
Hours of Operation for School Day : 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Program Description : The Community School of Maryland is a part of CSSAC (Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children), a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling individuals with Autism to achieve their highest potential and contribute as confident members of their communities. The Community School of Maryland is a 12-month program and serves students aged 6 to 21 in both day and residential programs. The primary goal of the Community School is to prepare students for inclusion in their communities and integration into the workforce. The Community School of Maryland implements each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and provides instruction, transition services, and related services that focus on best practices for students with autism. Instruction takes place on campus and in the community and is designed increase skills in core subjects while preparing students for their post-secondary lives. Programming may include functional academics, communication, self-care skills, fine and gross motor skills, interpersonal skills, leisure skills, vocational skills and transitional programming.
Related Services : Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Counseling Services, and additional related services or consultations are provided as indicated on the students’ IEP’s.